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Travel (RN) Operating Room (343181)
Ref No.: 20-02128
Category: Travel Nursing and Allied
Location: Tacoma, Washington
Position Description

Facility Overview:
361-bed regional medical center that is home to the South Sound’s largest heart and vascular center, a Level II Trauma Center and a Level III NICU. Other advanced programs include robotic-assisted surgery, Gamma Knife, joint replacement and one of the largest hospital-based nephrology (kidney care) programs on the West Coast. St. Joseph’s unique patient tower overlooks downtown Tacoma and offers extensive and comprehensive services to patients in the Puget Sound region and from as far away as Alaska and Montana.

Awards and Recognition:
Accreditations
· Named a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive GynecologyTM (COEMIGTM) and COEMIG designees by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists and Surgical Review Corporation
· Designated as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIGTM) by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGLTM)
· Accredited, and designated as a Primary Stroke Care Center, by The Joint Commission
Awards
· Received the annual Consumer Choice Award 14 times from the National Research Corp
· Earned the 2011 Gold Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association
· Received the 3-Star rating for excellence in cardiac surgery from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
· Received the Blue Distinction® Center for Cardiac Care from Premera Client
· Received the elite 3-Star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for Aortic Valve Replacement and Coronary Artery Bypass surgery
· St. Joseph Hospital is a multi-year recipient of the Practice Greenhealth Partners for Change Award for innovative programs that protect the environment

Unit:
Perioperative Services - This Tacoma Facility is one of Puget Sound’s largest heart and vascular centers and has Advanced Programs include robotic-assisted surgery, Gamma Knife, joint replacement and one of the largest hospital-based nephrology (kidney care) programs. They typically see approximately 8,000 cases per year between the Main, Cardiac and Walter Day OR’s.
Walter Day Surgery – has 9 operating rooms. Walter Day primarily handles outpatients.
· Special Skills/Experience Required: Circulator for robotic (GYN, GU General) surgery procedures, specialties: GYN, General, GU, Plastics, ENT, Colorectal, Ortho (no total joints) open and laparoscopic procedures
· Equipment Type: DaVinci, general equipment for the above specialties, scopes, c arms, ESU’s, microscopes, video
OR Experience Required:
RN
· OR required 1-2 years minimum experience
· Epic experience strongly preferred
· Previous travel experience strongly preferred